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The Residents Of This Australian Town Live Underground For A Very Good Reason. So Smart.

The Residents Of This Australian Town Live Underground For A Very Good Reason. So Smart.

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The below photos are not, as you might assume, pictures of the desert planet of Tatooine in a galaxy far, far away.  They are actually from Coober Pedy, which is a town that sits in the baking sun of the Australian desert.  The almost 2,000 people smartly decided to build their homes as caves under the earth to shield themselves from the sometimes over 120°F heat. Here is a bedroom. I guess if you ever feel cramped you can just grab a shovel and dig a closet or two. Although these homes look hard to construct, they actually cost the same as any surface level home in the area. The 'cool' thing about living underground is that the caves always remain the same temperature, el...
When They Passed A Nearby Car, They Couldn’t Believe What They Found Inside

When They Passed A Nearby Car, They Couldn’t Believe What They Found Inside

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); The Earth is changing and rising temperatures are responsible for more and more car-related deaths each year. Two men at a local Michigan shopping center were quick to recognize an all-too familiar sight in a nearby parked car. Trapped inside the blue sports car were two small dogs. They were left helpless in the nearly 100 degree heat without so much a cracked window or a drink of water. After a failed attempt at shattering the window, one of the men tried again using a golf club. With mall security watching, the man was finally able to free the pups, who are finally treated with a breath of fresh air and something to drink. Call it whatever you'd like, forgetfulness o...
Turns Out, That Giant Snake In Maine Is Actually An ANACONDA

Turns Out, That Giant Snake In Maine Is Actually An ANACONDA

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This summer, the city of Westbrook, Maine, has been in the national press for a series of clues left around town pointing to the existence of a legendary giant snake. The most intriguing clue was a 12-foot-long skin discovered by a local river. When we last wrote about this terrifying beast, the skin had been sent in for testing to see just what the heck it really was that Westbrook was dealing with... googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); This week, the results came back...and suffice it to say, things aren't looking good. The snake skin belongs to an anaconda, a rather large and deadly species typically found in South America. iStock googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('...